Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Rep. Peters Renews Call for Bipartisan Zika Action after Mount Hope Case

Sep 6, 2016 | Press Release
Today U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on the Zika case and preventive spraying in Mount Hope and the urgent need for bipartisan Congressional action to confront the threat of the Zika virus: “The news of a Zika case in San Diego and the preventive spraying for mosquitos in Mount Hope bring home a reality we have known for months: the Zika virus is... Read More

Congressman Peters’ Statement on FAA Flight Path Decision

Sep 3, 2016 | Press Release
San Diego – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued their final decision on the Southern California Metroplex Project: “The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) announcement to keep current flight paths is a great example of what we can achieve when we work together to address... Read More

Rep. Peters Announces Staff Changes

Aug 31, 2016 | Press Release
San Diego – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced recent staff hires, promotions, and departures in both his San Diego and Washington, D.C. offices, including the addition of a Marine veteran to the San Diego office. “We have an exceptional staff and I’m very proud of the young people who work for me and then go on to become leaders in our region as many who... Read More

Rep. Peters Helps Recover More Than $2 Million in Federal Benefits Owed to San Diegans

Aug 22, 2016 | Press Release
San Diego – Today, Rep. Scott Peters announced his office has helped recover more than $2 million in federal benefits owed to San Diegans. Rep. Peters and his San Diego staff have helped more than 2,000 constituents retrieve backlogged funds ranging from veterans and military benefits, to Social Security and Medicare payments. The benefits recovered include almost $1.3 million in... Read More

Rep. Peters Leads Collaborative Effort to Bring More Homelessness Resources to San Diego

Aug 10, 2016 | Press Release
Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) gathered local leaders to announce how San Diego’s homeless service providers and elected leaders are working together to make the best case for San Diego to get more of its fair share of federal homelessness resources.  After a breakthrough announced by Congressman Peters last month, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD... Read More

Rep. Peters Statement on Death of San Diego Police Officer

Jul 29, 2016 | Press Release
Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on the shooting of two San Diego Police Department officers in Southcrest late last night that resulted in the death of an officer: “The loss of one of our police officers is a loss for all of San Diego. I send my deepest condolences to the officer's family and loved ones, and prayers for the full... Read More

Rep. Peters Announces that HUD has Launched Process to Fix Homelessness Funding Formula

Jul 21, 2016 | Press Release
In a critical breakthrough more than three years in the making, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) announced today that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is considering four options to replace the Continuum of Care formula that determines how federal homelessness funding is allocated. A public comment period opening today and lasting 60 days will give service... Read More

Rep. Peters Votes Against Three Bills that Could Make it Easier for Iran to Obtain a Nuclear Weapon

Jul 14, 2016 | Press Release
Yesterday and today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted against three reckless proposals that would undermine the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran and clear the path for Iran – one of our most dangerous threats – to obtain a nuclear weapon. All three bills were highly partisan and sent straight to the House floor for an up-or-down vote without the... Read More

Rep. Peters Makes Progress in Plan to Make College More Accessible and Affordable

Jul 13, 2016 | Press Release
This week, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass a number of bipartisan bills that will simplify the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), require colleges to be more transparent about the full cost of attending their institution, and expand access to financial counseling for students and families. All three of these proposals match goals laid out in Rep. Peters’... Read More

Rep. Peters Helps Pass Proposals to Combat Financing of Terrorist Groups

Jul 12, 2016 | Press Release
Last night, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass a series of smart, targeted proposals to combat the illicit financing of terrorist groups, arms and drug trafficking, and underground nuclear proliferation. These measures will enhance the Treasury Department’s ability crack down on illegal financial activities used to finance terrorist groups or weapons trafficking. Last week... Read More